iPhone vs. the Ocean vs. Upstage vs.… CTIA Wireless 2007: iPhone casts shadow over competition
Main Goal of Conference • How to make mobile devices less confusing as they get crammed and cramped with multimedia capabilities.
iPhone • Arrives on market in June • Apple’s first phone • iPod + Phone + Internet Device • Full QWERTY soft keyboard which is predictive, so it prevents and corrects mistakes.
The Ocean • First “Dual-Sider” • Slides vertically for number pad • Can be turned sideways and slid along different track for messaging
Upstage • 2 sided phone • Made by Samsung • Button to switch from side to side
The W580 • From Sony-Ericsson • First slider Walkman
Advancement in Bluetooth Technology • Group that oversees Bluetooth standard is using CTIA Show to announce a simplification in pairing devices • more intuitive • more secure to prevent wireless intruders • reduce power consumption • Scheduled to arrive later this year